stance: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (stans), [key]
— n.
  1. the position or bearing of the body while standing: legs spread in a wide stance; the threatening stance of the bull.
  2. a mental or emotional position adopted with respect to something: They assumed an increasingly hostile stance in their foreign policy.
  3. the relative position of the feet, as in addressing a golf ball or in making a stroke.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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